Kasey Blackburn-Jiron

Manager, Expanded Linked Learning
Oakland Unified School District

Kasey Blackburn-Jiron, Ph.D. manages Expanded Linked Learning programs for Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Her work includes designing after school and summer career exploration, pathway, and credit recovery programs serving over 17,000 students annually. With over a decade of experience coaching and providing technical assistance and support to schools and community partners, Kasey is an expert in staff development, curriculum development, and out-of-school time program quality and assessment. Before joining OUSD, Kasey was the Director of Programming for the Boys and Girls Club of Silicon Valley. Kasey has lectured at both the community college and college level and holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she was both a Spencer Research Fellow and Morgridge Fellow.